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AboutMyProperty

AboutMyProperty is a free, secure, online self-serve application available online at www.mpac.ca. This service grants residential property taxpayers access to detailed assessment information for their property and comparable properties in their neighbourhood. AboutMyProperty provides residential property owners access to: - detailed information about their property; and - information on up to 24 additional residential properties of their choice This information can be used to compare an assessment to similar properties in the area and help determine if the assessment is accurate. Property taxpayers may also choose to file a Request for Reconsideration through AboutMyProperty. Property owners will need their AboutMyProperty User ID and Password to login. This information can be found on the bottom right hand corner of their Property Assessment Notice.

CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals)

Find millions of articles from a comprehensive list of Canadian and International journals, magazines and reference content from Gale, all with a Canadian focus. Includes Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Maclean's weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers

Mango Languages

Mango’s online language learning tools help you learn practical conversation skills for the world’s most popular languages. Whether you're planning a trip somewhere, learning a second language for fun or have just moved to Canada and want to learn English, Mango is an easy and effective way to learn a new language at your own pace. Most of all...it's FUN!

OurOntario Government Documents

Access 29,000 government documents from the collection of the Ontario Legislative Library, with new documents being added quarterly. You can find documents by typing in your search words in the search box, or by browsing lists of titles, a list of the ministry/agency, authors, subjects, or years.

World Book Encyclopedia

Full text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites.

Encyclopedias and Reference

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CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals)

Find millions of articles from a comprehensive list of Canadian and International journals, magazines and reference content from Gale, all with a Canadian focus. Includes Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Maclean's weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers.

Early World of Learning by World Book

A comprehensive reference tool with simpler navigation and easier-to-read content developed especially for younger users. Features high-interest encyclopedia articles, enriched with colorful illustrations, diagrams and maps. Fun activities for kids are included to use in the classroom or home setting.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.

Encyclopédie Découverte (World Book Kids en français/ in French)

Written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language.  Offers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries photos, illustrations, and maps. / Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde.  Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

World Alamanac

World Almanac for Kids

Exclusive cross-curricular, age-appropriate content, including material from award-winning World Almanac®, Chelsea House, and Facts On File titles. Extensive, up-to-date articles; images and videos; daily features; interactive games and quizzes. Homework help tools provide information for students on how to write better papers, prepare for tests, use a dictionary and thesaurus, read maps and timelines, and more!

World Book Encyclopedia

Full text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites.

World Book Encyclopedia FROM HOME

Full text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites. Please enter your barcode.

French/Francais

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Encyclopedia Universalis Junior Online (French) - From Home

Encyclopedia Universalis Junior Online (French) - In Library

Encyclopédie Découverte (World Book Kids en français/ in French)

Written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language.  Offers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries photos, illustrations, and maps. / Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde.  Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.

NoveList French Interface

Genealogy

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Ancestry.com Library Edition (In Library Use Only)

Genealogical coverage of records for Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital statistics, church, court, and immigration records, including records from other geographical areas .

Find My Past

Newspaper Database

Local Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada newspapers are being transcribed in an effort to preserve local history and make it available to the public.

Uxbridge Cemetery Database

Local Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada cemeteries are being indexed in an effort to preserve local history and make it available to the public. We hope that history and genealogy researchers will find this information helpful.

Health and Medicine

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Teen Health and Wellness

Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers is a comprehensive database that allows teens (and those who care about teens) to research health-related issues important to their well-being. It’s both a research/report tool and a self-help resource.

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Mango Languages

Mango’s online language learning tools help you learn practical conversation skills for the world’s most popular languages. Whether you're planning a trip somewhere, learning a second language for fun or have just moved to Canada and want to learn English, Mango is an easy and effective way to learn a new language at your own pace. Most of all...it's FUN!

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TumbleBookCloud Junior

With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary! TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos - many of which are paired with our e-books - a perfect complement to support Common Core Curriculum!

World Almanac for Kids

Exclusive cross-curricular, age-appropriate content, including material from award-winning World Almanac®, Chelsea House, and Facts On File titles. Extensive, up-to-date articles; images and videos; daily features; interactive games and quizzes. Homework help tools provide information for students on how to write better papers, prepare for tests, use a dictionary and thesaurus, read maps and timelines, and more!

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Early World of Learning

The Early World of Learning offers a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills. The Early World of Learning uses narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games, interactive reference material for beginners, and more to help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.

Encyclopédie Découverte (World Book Kids en français/ in French)

Written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries photos, illustrations, and maps. / Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde. Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary! TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos - many of which are paired with our e-books - a perfect complement to support Common Core Curriculum!

TumbleBookLibrary

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

World Book Encyclopedia Advanced

Designed for high school and college students, World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

World Book Encyclopedia FROM HOME

Full text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites.

World Book Encyclopedia Student

World Book Student, the redesigned and upgraded version of World Book Online Reference Center, includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

World Book Encylopedia Kids

A comprehensive reference tool with simpler navigation and easier-to-read content developed especially for younger users. Features high-interest encyclopedia articles, enriched with colourful illustrations, diagrams and maps. Fun activities for kids are included to use in the classroom or home setting.

Magazines and Newspapers

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CIP.Q

Full text of Canadian magazines and newspapers, including selected Globe and Mail articles, covering current events, health, technology, history, culture. Some French titles.

Student Edition

With an American focus for high-school students, this database includes indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Science and Technology

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Environmental Issues and Policy eCollection

A custom collection of nearly 200 journals providing robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.